Tower Lakes, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 1,264 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.5%
 
Males: 622  (49.3%)
Females: 642  (50.7%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 60010.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $180,017 (it was $130,388 in 2000)
Tower Lakes:

$180,017
IL:

$60,960

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $80,056 (it was $52,025 in 2000)

Tower Lakes village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $513,855 (it was $356,700 in 2000)
Tower Lakes:

$513,855
IL:

$186,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $495,641; Detached houses: $488,380

Median gross rent in 2016: $899.

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  • Races in Tower Lakes, IL (2010)

    Tower Lakes races chart
    • 1,18592.4%White alone
    • 443.4%Hispanic
    • 221.7%Asian alone
    • 221.7%Two or more races
    • 80.6%Black alone
    • 10.08%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.08%Other race alone

Races in Tower Lakes detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tower Lakes: 98.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: American (21.2%), German (20.8%), European (8.4%), Polish (6.7%), Irish (6.0%), English (4.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 12/12/1966

Land area: 0.95 square miles.

Population density: 1,335 people per square mile   (low).

Tower Lakes,IL real estate house value index trend

Tower Lakes, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Tower Lakes:

  • High school or higher: 99.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 71.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 28.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 38.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tower Lakes village:

  • Never married: 22.5%
  • Now married: 69.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

58 residents are foreign born (3.7% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

This village:

5.0%
Illinois:

13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $10,920 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $10,506 (2.2%)

Tower Lakes satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Palatine, IL (9.9 miles , pop. 65,479).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (36.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lake Barrington, IL (1.2 miles ), North Barrington, IL (1.4 miles ), Wauconda, IL (1.5 miles ), Fox River Valley Gardens, IL (1.6 miles ), Port Barrington, IL (1.6 miles ), Island Lake, IL (2.0 miles ), Fox River Grove, IL (2.0 miles ), Lake Zurich, IL (2.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $575,000
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $237,500
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $346,500
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $325,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 42.23 N, Longitude: 88.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 847

Tower Lakes household income distribution Tower Lakes home values distribution

Property values in Tower Lakes, IL


Crime rates in Tower Lakes by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Murders 000000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000010000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.075.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 221000010000000
per 100,000 152.7150.575.20.00.00.00.076.80.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Burglaries 003030000000110
per 100,000 0.00.0225.60.0225.70.00.00.00.00.00.00.078.479.30.0
Theft 18189410111011773341
per 100,000 1,374.01,354.4676.7301.0752.475.476.4768.0842.9543.9543.5235.1235.3317.279.9
Auto thefts 000010000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.075.20.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 000000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5) 89.087.760.312.0112.13.03.146.133.721.821.79.414.918.23.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Tower Lakes detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -95 (-6.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (27%)
  • Sales and related occupations (26%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Tower Lakes: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Tower Lakes, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Tower Lakes-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 36% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 2.8 miles away from the Tower Lakes village center killed one person and injured 100 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 3.5 miles away from the village center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

Earthquake activity:

Tower Lakes-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 261.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 236.4 miles away from Tower Lakes center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 65.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 294.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 260.4 miles away from Tower Lakes center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 251.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake County (15) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Tower Lakes topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Tower Lakes:

  • CARE CENTRE OF WAUCONDA (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WAUCONDA, IL)
  • WAUCONDA HEALTHCARE AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; WAUCONDA, IL)
  • LEXINGTON OF LAKE ZURICH (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LAKE ZURICH, IL)
  • BOWES IN-HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; FOX RIVER GROVE, IL)
  • PRAIRIEVIEW NURSING UNIT (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; BARRINGTON, IL)
  • HOSPICE OF NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS INC (Hospital, about 6 miles away; BARRINGTON, IL)
  • DAVITA - CRYSTAL SPRINGS DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tower Lakes:

  • McHenry County College (about 12 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,886)
  • College of Lake County (about 12 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 11,041)
  • Harper College (about 12 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 10,800)
  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 16 miles; Schaumburg, IL; FT enrollment: 16,158)
  • Elgin Community College (about 18 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • Oakton Community College (about 19 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Chamberlain College of Nursing-Illinois (about 21 miles; Addison, IL; FT enrollment: 8,977)

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Lakes and reservoirs: North Tower Lake (A), Davlins Pond (B), Tower Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Tower Lakes include: Tower Lakes Fen Nature Preserve (1), Wagner Fen Nature Preserve (2), Aram Park (3), Barsumian Park (4), Bays Park (5), Gorden Lewis Park (6), Hussissian Park (7), Murray Park (8), Roses Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 86.4. This is about average.

City:

86.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.213. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 19.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.213
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 11.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.9
U.S.:

6.4

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.805. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.805
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 10.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.0
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 0.0105. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0105
U.S.:

0.0138
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 3.0%
(1.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 81.8% for Black residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  3.0 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  88.7%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  3.1%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.1
Illinois average:

12.1

Tower Lakes travel time to work - commute Tower Lakes mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tower Lakes village (based on Lake County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic211,38029
Evangelical Protestant84,501211
Mainline Protestant36,96776
Other33,82262
Black Protestant7,82416
Orthodox4,6108
None324,358-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 121
Lake County:

1.71 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 38
Lake County:

0.54 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Lake County:

2.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 457
Here:

6.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake County:

24.2%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

53.3%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

53.2%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.7%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

6.3%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tower Lakes:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

39.1%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

60.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Tower Lakes:

79.5%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tower Lakes, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$4,452
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 19$27,673
Police - Other 0$0 1$803
Totals for Government 0$0 24$32,928

Tower Lakes government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $294,000 ($232.59)
    Police Protection: $201,000 ($159.02)
    Water Utilities: $142,000 ($112.34)
    Financial Administration: $101,000 ($79.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $50,000 ($39.56)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($15.03)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $9,000 ($7.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $34,000 ($26.90)
    Central Staff: $14,000 ($11.08)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $161,000 ($127.37)

Tower Lakes government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $81,000 ($64.08)
    Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($10.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $183,000 ($144.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $162,000 ($128.16)
    General Support: $103,000 ($81.49)
    All Other: $3,000 ($2.37)
  • Tax - Property: $335,000 ($265.03)
    NEC: $49,000 ($38.77)
    Public Utilities: $13,000 ($10.28)

Tower Lakes government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $136,000 ($107.59)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $102,000 ($80.70)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $34,000 ($26.90)

Tower Lakes government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $464,000 ($367.09)

4.81% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($67,314 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.81%
Illinois average:

4.45%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,101 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.08%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Cook County, IL  1.77% ($70,503 average AGI)
from McHenry County, IL  0.33% ($44,150)
from Kenosha County, WI  0.19% ($39,059)


5.81% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($68,949 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.81%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.16% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,193 average AGI)
Lake County:

0.16%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.75% ($56,212 average AGI)
to McHenry County, IL  0.34% ($64,144)
to Kenosha County, WI  0.32% ($38,879)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tower Lakes:

  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tower Lakes:

  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WVIV-FM (103.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZFS (106.7 FM; DES PLAINES, IL; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WKIE (92.7 FM; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)

TV broadcast stations around Tower Lakes:

  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
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Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$372,41635$323,0301$219,5501$229,570
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$283,1400$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$07$357,6591$56,6600$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$05$325,3360$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$02$416,0550$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8643.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$483,560
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8643.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (96%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Tower Lakes compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Tower Lakes on our top lists:

  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Belarus (population 500+)"
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  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that exercised in the past month"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
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